You've spent all week waiting for the date with the object of your affection. But the best thing to do is accept it, process it and then keep your eyes peeled for the next potential date.Every element has been mapped out, down to your wardrobe and what you will do. It's simple really -- if a person likes you, he calls you. At the very least, he looks for another time to have that date with you, because you matter.
One failed date doesn't mean all is lost, so allow yourself the chance to find someone who's willing, not only to meet you for a first date, but maybe even a second and a third.Grace Calderon, a writer and communications professional, holds a master's degree in sociology.If you are ready and waiting at the designated place and time, and your date does not arrive, the chances are that you’ve been stood up.Stick around for awhile just to make sure that he didn’t get held up in traffic or caught late at the office, or worse, embroiled in a family tragedy.Instead, keep that list handy and remind yourself of what's on it -- so you have those traits top of mind next time you meet someone.
The hardest thing about coping with a date that stands you up is the need to analyze it. Instead, the strongest thing you can do is move on from this difficult incident and allow yourself to find someone new.She earned a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism from Columbia Union College and has completed coursework toward a master's degree in journalism from Ohio University. If he really wasn’t into you, or thought you two couldn’t connect face to face, then he would have called to let you know that he didn’t want to meet you. Tell him that he was inconsiderate and should have at least cancelled the date (unless there was a legitimate emergency). If you're not sure about some of the details and your date hasn’t called to confirm with you beforehand, you might start to feel twinges of anxiety.The most obvious sign that you’re being stood up is actually being stood up.If it’s a blind date, this is even more important, because you won’t immediately recognize your date walking in.